Hockey India Postpones All Junior National Championships

New Delhi: Hockey India on Monday deferred all its lesser and sub-junior national titles, which were booked to begin from 10 April, in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, wanting to continue before the following month’s over should the circumstance improve.

The choice was taken by the Hockey India Executive Board chasing after developing concerns COVID-19 circumstance in India, where in excess of 100 individuals have so far tried positive and two have kicked the bucket. The worldwide loss of life has crossed 6,000 and the quantity of contaminated is more than 150,000.

“Remembering the security of the players, Hockey India has taken a choice to delay the yearly National Championships for Junior, Sub-Junior Men and Women classes,” Hockey India President Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad said in an announcement.

The competitions suspended mean eight

“Despite the fact that we have declared the new dates for these National Championships, Hockey India will proceed to screen and assess the COVID-19 circumstance in India and we will be set up for any situation,” he included.

He said the participating member units must use this period to continue to update the member portal with player details.

“Now that we have more time ahead of the start of the National Championships, I would urge all the participating Member Units to continue to update the Member’s portal with player’s registrations and use this time effectively,” Ahmad said.

The New Dates For Various National Championships That Have Been Postponed Are As Follows:

  • 10th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship 2020 (B Div) Ranchi, Jharkhand, India which was scheduled for (10 April to 20 April 2020) will now be held from 29 April to 09 May 2020
  • 10th Hockey India Junior Men National Championship 2020 (B Div) Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India which was scheduled for (15 April to 26 April) will now be held from 14 May to 21 May 2020
  • 10th Hockey India Sub Junior Women National Championship 2020 (B Div) Hisar, Haryana, India which was scheduled for (13 April to 24 April) will now be held from 03 May to 14 May 2020
  • 10th Hockey India Junior Men National Championship 2020 (A Div) Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India which was scheduled for (10 April to 17 April) will now be held from 19 May to 30 May 2020
  • 10th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship 2020 (A Div) Ranchi, Jharkhand, India which was scheduled for (18 April to 28 April) will now be held from 07 May to 17 May 2020
  • 10th Hockey India Sub Junior Women National Championship 2020 (A Div) Hisar, Haryana, India which was scheduled for (22 April to 3 May) will now be held from 12 May to 23 May 2020
  • 10th Hockey India Sub Junior Men National Championship 2020 (B Div) Imphal, Manipur, India which was scheduled for (26 April to 3 May) will now be held from 28 May to 04 June 2020
  • 10th Hockey India Sub Junior Men National Championship 2020 (A Div) Imphal, Manipur, India which was scheduled for (7 May to 17 May) will now be held from 03 June to 13 June 2020.

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